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John Yancey Oceanfront Inn

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Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I didn't pay attention when I booked and I didn't get an oceanfront room. The hotel seems to be divided into three sections, one having oceanfront rooms. I booked last minute at a busy time, this was the only oceanfront property available. It was fine, the bed was comfortable and it was a short walk to the beach.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were there 4 days. We were a little leary after reading some of the reviews but this motel was perfect for us. Room was clean and had a kitchen area which was a nice surprise. We had a pet friendly room. Our only negative about the room is there was no exhaust fan in the bathroom. Front desk was... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have stayed here before, only reason we book here is because they allow dogs. Will never come again. Rude staff. Dirty smelly rooms. Stained towels. Hard old mattresses. No bathroom to use while at the beach, have to go to your room to use it. Every staff member was rude starting with the girl that took my reservation. If you... More 

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Overall pleased with our stay.! The hotel had basic decor and nothing extravagant, but was modestly priced so exactly what I thought. There is one building with smoking and pet friendly rooms and one without either. If you get an oceanfront room in the smoking building your room has no railings and you can just step off on the beach(too... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The John Yancey is not new or upgraded but we knew that when we booked. The staff is nice the rooms are clean. The hotel is in a great location on the beach not far from all the great things to do in the area. Overall it works

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first stay at the Outer Banks, and it definitely will not be our last! We stayed at the John Yancey Inn for 5 days 4 nights and had a wonderful experience. When making reservations a month in advance online, John the online receptionist, and management were very accommodating with meeting our family's needs as we have four... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We made reservation at this hotel. It was very dumpy but tried to work around it. After coughing and wheezing for two days. The housekeeper told us there was mold and mildew in the lights. The carpet was was always damp / wet. My husband had a slight cough as well. Housekeeping staff was great. The front desk person was... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

The room contained a King bed, the room was huge. It seemed clean but hallways leading to the room smelled musty and like urine. I have stayed here before but it had been at least 13 years. The hotel looks like it is aging badly. It used to be nice, not any more.

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Albany, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

We rented a room for one night to get a jump start on our vacation week. We didn't feel like fighting the turn day traffic. We arrived early and our room wasn't ready. We were told to go ahead and use the beach or pool until check in. I was also told that they would call us as soon as... More 

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

I was surprised After reading a few bad reviews, I expected much less of the hotel. We got a decent room and was clean. The hotel was older and shows age but not bad! Great location.....Nice beach access and pool. Had a nice stay and would go again!!!!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Oceanfront motel in the heart of the Outer Banks, NC. Outdoor pool, dune deck, rooms with balconies, FREE breakfast, FREE Wi-Fi, and more. ... more   less 

Additional Information about John Yancey Oceanfront Inn

Address: 2009 S Virginia Dare Trl, MP 10, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-7761
Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Outer Banks > Kill Devil Hills
Price Range: $84 - $201 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — John Yancey Oceanfront Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 107
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Also Known As:
John Yancey Oceanfront Hotel Kill Devil Hills
John Yancey Quality Inn
Quality Inn Kill Devil Hills
Kill Devil Hills Quality Inn
John Yancey Oceanfront Inn Outer Banks, NC - Kill Devil Hills
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#10 On the Beach Hotel in Kill Devil Hills
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